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#3038: Tomb of the Diver (470 BC)

Photo 3038: Tomb of the Diver (470 BC) - Archaeological Museum, Paestum

Photo Details

Photo ID
3038
Date
2008-04-09
Location
Archaeological Museum, Paestum
Description
Fresco from the Tomb of the Diver, named for this scene, dating from 470 BC. It was found in the Area Tempa del Prete in Paestum. The mural shows a diver in mid-plunge, which is thought to represent the passage from life to death. The same tomb has murals of a funeral cortege and male lovers banqueting.
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
Resolution
3888 x 2592 px
File Size
5.27 MB
ISO
100
Geotag
40.423453° N, 15.007228° E
Date Digitized
April 9, 2008
Date Uploaded
December 2, 2009
Credit
Holly Hayes